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2 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Founder reviving Off The Curb youth dance program

The Newport Daily News reports that Off the Curb, which was the subject of the award-winning documentary "The Heart of Hip Hop" is coming back after shutting down in 2008.


Related Topix: Arts, Modesto, CA

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Theater People Podcast Welcome's Tony-Winner Tonya Pinkins from Holler If Ya Hear Me

On Monday, July 7th, the Theater People Podcast welcomes Tony Award-winner Tonya Pinkins .


Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Comedy, Ugly Betty, Entertainment, Drama, Television

The Times

Dana Milbank: ADD has come to afflict our politics

"This is not theater." That was President Obama's answer in Dallas last week to critics who said he should have gone to the border to see firsthand the mass immigration of unaccompanied minors that has suddenly seized Washington's attention.


Related Topix: Arts, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), Medicine

New and Noteworthy: Theater

Andy: A Popera The cabaret stage of this work-in-development will change nightly as it examines Warhol's life and the question, "Is immortality worth dying for?" Opens Wednesday.


Related Topix: Arts, Entertainment

Walken to play Captain Hook in NBC's 'Peter Pan'

NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt told a TV critics' meeting Sunday that the Oscar-winning actor will bring his own spin to the role.


Related Topix: Arts

The Campbell Reporter

Internal Affairs: Will San Jose's Camera 12's screens fade to black?

With the bankruptcy and closure of the San Jose Rep, San Jose's cultural and entertainment meccas downtown continue to face difficult times.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Arts, Santa Clara County, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

The Indianapolis Star

Concerts series draws thousands Fishers amphitheater

Bob McCutcheon, former owner of the Ritz Music Hall, is now the event coordinator for Nickel Plate District Amphitheater in Fishers Concerts series draws thousands Fishers amphitheater Bob McCutcheon, former owner of the Ritz Music Hall, is now the event coordinator for Nickel Plate District Amphitheater in Fishers Check out this story on ... (more)


Related Topix: Fishers, IN, Indianapolis, IN, Arts

Buzzworthy: Is it 'theater' or 'theatre'? Depends on whom you ask

The last time you went to a play, you may not have been in a theater. You may have been in a theatre.


Related Topix: Arts, Bradenton, FL, Tampa, FL

Sat Jul 12, 2014

News Observer

Tomorrow’s stars are onstage now in youth theater programs

Collin Yates as Jesus, center, and the NC Theatre Conservatory rehearse a scene from "Jesus Christ Superstar" at the troupe's rehearsal space in North Raleigh on June 26, 2014.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Jesus Christ Superstar, Raleigh, NC, Family, Kids


Fiasco Theater's Re-Imagined Into the Woods Plays Old Globe Beginning July 12

Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine 's Tony Award-winning musical Into the Woods , which made its world premiere at The Old Globe in 1986, is presented in a re-imagined production at the San Diego theatre beginning July 12. Directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld , the acting company includes Jessie Austrian , Noah Brody , Matt Castle , Alison ... (more)


Related Topix: Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Arts

Daily Mail

Widow of man shot dead in movie theater 'for texting' hits out at...

'Daddy, I'm getting married to Charlie Manson!' Father relives the moment his daughter revealed she intended to wed infamous killer and how he has incredibly come to accept it EXCLUSIVE: Family fears Glee star Becca Tobin's 'workaholic' boyfriend was killed by STRESS as authorities confirm no drugs were found in the hotel room 'I forgive you for ... (more)


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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Drive-ins use creativity to afford digital switch

In this photo made Thursday, June 26, 2014, light from a digital projector beams from the projection house at the Saco Drive-In in Saco, Maine.


Related Topix: Saco, ME, Arts

WTAX-AM Springfield

Andy Serkis as Caesar in a scene from the film, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."

You can officially forget Dr. Zaius . In fact, if you think Rupert Wyatt 's impressive Rise of the Planet of the Apes from 2011 was the best that particular series could possibly do, you can forget that, too.


Related Topix: Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Arts, Let Me In

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Los Banos community theater set to tackle a classic

A reworked version of a children's classic will be performed at the Ted Falasco Arts Center later this month.


Related Topix: Los Banos, CA, Arts, Alice in Wonderland, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Musical Movies, Life, Lughnasadh, Holidays, 9, Dos Palos, CA

Weekend theater this weekend: July 11 - 13, 2014

You will have some tough choices this weekend as it is opening weekend for several outstanding performances in town.


Related Topix: Arts

WWWM-FM Toledo

Taylor Swift's "Head Is Spinning" After Seeing "The Giver," Watch Her at the Premiere at a Theater Near You [From ABC News]

Taylor Swift's "Head Is Spinning" After Seeing "The Giver," Watch Her at the Premiere at a Theater Near You Taylor Swift filmed her role in the movie The Giver quite some time ago, but she recently go to see the finished product -- and boy, did she like it.


Related Topix: Arts

Sarasota's Banyan Theater offers a solid Arthur Miller play

When a theater company produces an Arthur Miller play, chances are it's going to be "Death of a Salesman," "The Crucible" or "All My Sons."


Related Topix: Arthur Miller, Arts, Vocal, Sarasota, FL

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Jerry Seinfeld to play Milwaukee's Riverside Theater Oct. 10

Although he's still best known for a self-titled sitcom that this month is marking its 25th anniversary, Seinfeld is nothing if not current.


Related Topix: Arts, Celebrities, Jerry Seinfeld, Milwaukee, WI, Entertainment

The News Tribune

Christmas in July: Theater looking for the next Ralphie

The 5th Avenue Theatre is already making its Christmas list and your kid might be on it.


Related Topix: Arts, Life, Holidays, Christmas, Downtown (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Warner Robins Little Theater aims for laughs with ‘Hotbed Hotel’

Drisco Clemons left, hangs out after a shock, as Bill Felton and Darby Arthur check in with Alexander Raines and Annie Sinatra in "Hotbed Hotel."


Related Topix: Arts, Houston County, GA, Warner Robins, GA